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Devry Smith Frank LLP
If someone gets divorced in Tennessee, is the divorce legal in Ontario if they haven't registered their divorce in Canada? I am planning on getting married again in Ontario.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
My soon to be ex-wife proposed an agreement between us concerning business, property, child access etc. She sent me a draft via email for negotiation purposes...
The Ross Firm
When Stats Canada first started collecting data on common-law living back in 1981, these families represented only 5.6% of those surveyed.
Cox & Palmer
These days, almost every couple lives together for a period of time before they get married, and increasingly, more and more couples never get married at all.
Gardiner Roberts LLP
The following conditions respecting a child conceived and born alive after a person's death apply for the purposes of this Act:
Devry Smith Frank LLP
Is it legal to kick my abusive husband out of our house until our divorce is settled? The house is in my name and I am the only one paying the mortgage.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
My boyfriends ex girlfriend had his son late November 2016. He is unable to see his son often and she won't allow him to have him alone as she doesn't think he can care for him.
McLennan Ross LLP
You can imagine how unpleasant it was at the hearing for the disabled person to hear strangers debating just how short their life was doomed to be.
Dale & Lessmann LLP
The well-known principal residence exemption rules permit a taxpayer to shelter the sale of property that is an individual's residence.
The Ross Firm
Divorcing couples are increasingly looking to alternative dispute resolution (ADR) for cheaper, faster and more effective out-of-court solutions.
Bennett Jones LLP
There is a common misconception that the testator is free to leave their estate to anyone they choose.
The Ross Firm
It's usually a bitter pill for pet owners to swallow: their furry friends are members of the family, but the law views them as property.
Crowe Soberman LLP
Crowe Soberman tax partner, Silvia Jacinto, joined BNN for Your Money Month to discuss some practical tax saving tips for parents of tots or teens ready to head off to university.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
One reason parents place assets into a corporate trust structure may be to reduce the amount of tax paid on such assets while preserving a specific estate plan.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
A recent case decided by the Family Law Division of the Queen's Bench for Saskatchewan provides some candid insights of the Canadian judiciary on the legal status of animals in this country.
Clark Wilson LLP
A discretionary trust is an important estate planning tool for many purposes.
McLennan Ross LLP
The two most common documents that are drafted along with a Will are firstly, a Personal Directive, and secondly, Enduring Power of Attorney.
Torkin Manes LLP
When a couple marries in Ontario, the law impresses that relationship with financial obligations and entitlements that are engaged in the event of a separation.
Crowe Soberman LLP
The death of an individual that operates a business as a sole proprietor may have GST/HST implications; mostly for the deceased's estate (the "Estate") and its trustees.
McCague Borlack LLP
It is well-established in Canadian law that a properly drafted waiver of liability can serve as a full defence to a tort claim.
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Crowe Soberman LLP
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McLennan Ross LLP
Your will enables you to determine the beneficiaries of the property in your estate.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Below are the summaries for this week's civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario. There were several family law decisions.
Dale & Lessmann LLP
The well-known principal residence exemption rules permit a taxpayer to shelter the sale of property that is an individual's residence.
Bennett Jones LLP
Miss Manners may just be worth listening to for those involved in wills and estate litigation. In fact, not doing so may be to your detriment given that poor conduct can cost you with the courts.
Crowe Soberman LLP
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The Ross Firm
It's usually a bitter pill for pet owners to swallow: their furry friends are members of the family, but the law views them as property.
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